Are you looking for that truly special place to celebrate Valentine's Day? Well, look no further than Hawksmoor House, a country retreat offering a totally unspoilt, unpolished and authentic country home experience in the Winelands. If you feel you want to spoil your loved one, escape into the countryside filled with romantic sunsets that will make your Valentine's Day a day to remember. Here are a few romantic things you can to at our working farm that both of you can enjoy.
Wine Tasting: Our wines, marketed as "Hawksmoor at Matjieskuil", are made solely from grapes grown and harvested at Matjieskuil Farm. Taste a selection of Hawksmoor's boutique wines and take your palate on an unforgettable journey with our Hawksmoor Wines. Our old and charming wine cellar and tasting room was recently restored to its former glory and will definitely provide a timeless and charming experience for your romantic escapade. You can make it even more exciting by inviting one fellow guest couple and enjoy a romantic double date.
Romantic Picnic: With so many beautiful spots to choose from, you will certainly find one quaint spot ideal for you and your boo. Soak in the countryside atmosphere, accompanied by the spectacular views of rugged mountains and rolling vineyards. Enjoy the splendid sunsets that will melt your heart in awe. Need we say more? Your picnic basket will comprise of one bottle of wine (Red, white, or Rose’), a variety of preserves, cheeses, bread, crackers, cold meats and fresh fruit. This can be served at the rooms private patios on a blanket under the oak trees or at the Swimming pool, as a romantic meal, you are spoilt for choice.
Braai: Why not take it a little further, but still relaxed and laidback. As South Africans, we all love the picture of your significant other behind the glowing flames or BBQ smoke, tossing and turning the braai grid on one hand and a pair of tongs in the other hand. Yes, how romantic! Our braai facilities are available for rental, subject to availability and braai packs, bread and salads can be ordered in advance. Don't miss this perfect opportunity to celebrate love the country life way at Hawksmoor House.
Dinner & Wine Pairing: The good old-fashioned sit-down dinner sounds cliché but it still does the magic. Join us for our Valentine's Day dinner and enjoy a freshly prepared 3 - course meal with fantastic options to choose from. Your evening starts with a welcome glass of Method Cap Classique and wines to pair each course can be arranged. See our Valentine's Day Dinner menu to get the gist of what to expect.
In-Room Massage: Our in-room massage therapist, Amara Eternal Beauty will transform your room into a total spa experience. You will not need to go to an actual spa so you can completely unplug with your partner by your side.What more do you need to enjoy a perfectly relaxed and relaxed moment in the countryside? Book your in-room massages and treatment in advance to avoid disappointment.
Contact us to find out more about these awesome activities.